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Greq is a program that lets you build simple GTK+ dialogs (or requesters in AMIGA lingo) from within a shell script. This is useful if you are writing shell scripts that need to get input from a user by way of a GUI.

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Recent releases

  •  29 Apr 2002 17:50

    Release Notes: Mnemonics support when compiling against GTK+ 2.0.

    •  19 Apr 2002 18:22

      Release Notes: Automatic detection of GTK+ 2.0 and a new manual in the release package.

      •  16 Mar 2002 21:45

        Release Notes: The IFS was changed from '\a' to '\v'. The man page was completely rewritten.

        •  14 Mar 2002 21:38

          Release Notes: The field separator had to be changed to a non-whitespace value so that null values could be detected in the shell script.

          •  12 Mar 2002 21:14

            No changes have been submitted for this release.

            Recent comments

            25 Oct 2005 00:59 hazzl

            This Project has been abandoned

            While greq is quite good for gtk+-1.2.x further development has stopped for gtk+2.x. I would suggest the use of Zenity (


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